Sewing Machine Repair (Feb 8th - Mar 29th)
Sewing Machine Repair
February 8th - March 29th
Thursdays, 1pm - 4pm
Location: Heartwood Hub
404 McArthur Avenue
Max class size: 7
Learn how to repair sewing machine with this 8 week course. During this course, you will learn the basic mechanics of how sewing machines operate. Each class will begin with an oral lesson and then move directly into hands-on work with sewing machines. This class will cover different types of sewing machines, the mechanics of stitch formation, the use of various fabrics, threads and sewing machine feet. As students cover these areas, the common problems will be covered and students will have an opportunity to fix various issues.
At the conclusion of this course, students will feel comfortable identifying the major problem with a broken sewing machine and completing basic repairs. Students will also be comfortable identifying more complicated repairs.
Students will work on sewing machines donated to EcoEquitable with various problems. The repaired sewing machines will then be given to those in need.
Instructor: Susan Sarrasin
Susan Sarrasin is a expert sewing machine technician with over 40 years of experience in this field. She has worked for many sewing organizations over the years fixing all types of sewing machines. At EcoEquitable, she has taught Sewing Machine Maintenance and Serger Basics for four years.
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Written notice of cancellation may be processed with a full refund (minus a 10% admin fee) two weeks prior to the course starting. Cancellations received 1 week prior to the course are eligible for a 50% refund unless there is a wait list for the course. Cancellations within the final week prior to the course are non-refundable unless there is a wait list for the course and the course can be run with full attendance.